Не се дава температуропонижаващо под 38 градуса! Някои лекари дори съветват да не се дава под 38,5.
Абсолютно погрешно схващане! Няма нито едно научно доказателство, което да поддържа твърдението,че температури от този порядък улесняват хода на заболяването или са благоприятни. Тъкмо напротив-изтощават детето, обезводняват, влошават иначе невинно протичащи вирусни заболявания.
Е тук съвсем друго казват, при това не са единствени :http://dentalresource.org/topic41fever.htm
И малко извадки:
Myths and misconceptions about fever still abound. The fact is that fever does not necessarily need to be treated. For example: if a child is playful, comfortable, able to sleep, and drinking plenty of fluids, then medical treatment is not likely to be needed.
In general, how a child looks and acts during a fever is more important that the actual temperature reading.
Give your child extra fluids to drink, and have your child wear less clothing.
Give fever medicine only if the fever is over 102°F (39°C) and your child is uncomfortable.
Nontoxic children who are 3 months to 3 years old with temperature less than 39°C:
should receive a physical examination to identify the cause of infection, no tests or antibiotics if the child looks well and no bacterial cause is found, be prescribed an antipyretic as needed, and be given a 48 hour follow-up if fever persists.
и тук http://www.lpch.org/HealthLibrary/ParentCareTopics/FeverInfectio … Crying/Fever.html
1. Reassurance: Your child probably has an early virus infection. Most fevers are good for children and help the body fight infection. Use the following definitions to help put your child's level of fever into perspective:
100-102°F (37.8 - 39°C) low grade fevers and beneficial
102-104°F (39 - 40°C) moderate grade fevers and beneficial
Above 104°F (40°C) high fevers and cause discomfort, but harmless
Above 105°F (40.6°C) higher risk of bacterial infections
2. Treatment for All Fevers: Extra Fluids and Less Clothing
Give cold fluids orally in unlimited amounts (reason: good hydration replaces sweat and improves heat loss via skin).
Dress in 1 layer of light weight clothing and sleep with 1 light blanket (avoid bundling). (Caution: overheated infants can't undress themselves.)
For fevers 100-102°F (37.8 - 39°C), this is the only treatment needed (fever medicines are unnecessary).
Give acetaminophen (e.g. Tylenol) or ibuprofen (e.g. Advil) for fevers above 102°F (39°C), if your child is uncomfortable